Since 1996, Old Man Mountain has made durable, functional cargo racks for all types of bikes. We’re excited to continue the legacy!

1981
SPECIALIZED MOUNTAIN BIKES

Specialized produces the first mass-produced mountain bikes.

1991
FRONT SUSPENSION

The first mountain bikes with front suspension forks become available for purchase.

1996
OLD MAN MOUNTAIN IS BORN

Old Man Mountain is born when avid mountain biker, Channing Hammond, gets a new mountain bike with a full suspension fork. He designs a way to attach cargo racks to the center of the wheel so he can have overnight mountain biking adventures in the mountains near Santa Barbara.

2000
OMM RACKS ON TOUR

Chris Kratsch and Katy Bryce use Old Man Mountain racks for a bike tour in Mexico, Guatemala and Belize.

2003
THE GREAT DIVIDE RIDE

Kratsch and Bryce use Old Man Mountain racks on the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route, from Canada to Mexico.